The main focus of the researcher in this study was on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) caused due war hazards in North Waziristan. All Secondary school students constituted the population of the study in which (n = 403, respondents) including 202 (50.12%) respondents (Boys) and 201 (49.88%) respondents (Girls) were taken as samples of the study by applying John Curry sample size rule of thumb. The study was delimited to 10th class students and stratified sampling technique was used during data collection. The key purpose of the study was to find out the the relationship of post-traumatic stress disorders with students’ academic achievement and its causes due to war hazards in North Waziristan. Data were collected through face to face questionnaire with the scale “Always, Frequently, Occasionally, Seldom, and Never carrying values 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. Results and conclusions of the study were drawn to reveal the relationship of PTSD with students at Secondary level due to war hazards in North Waziristan. Recommendations were suggested by revealing that war hazards negatively affected students from academic as well as from physical, mental, and psychological point of view due to which they showed low academic performance.
PTSD, Causes, Students, Academic Achievement, War Hazards, North Waziristan.